PhD in Management

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Explore and expand the frontiers of human knowledge in a diverse and supportive environment.

Join an intellectual community where leading researchers and award-winning teachers encourage a rich mixture of thoughts, ideas, camaraderie and discipline. 


The number 1.
RANKED
BUSINESS SCHOOL
IN SUNY



R1.
CARNEGIE CLASSIFICATION
FOR HIGHEST LEVEL
OF RESEARCH ACTIVITY

The number 1.
NEW YORK PUBLIC UNIVERSITY FOR RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT BY WALL STREET JOURNAL



Top 10 percent.

OF AACSB-ACCREDITED B-SCHOOLS BY BUSINESSWEEK, FORBES,
U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT
Fall 2023 applications are open.

Our program offers fall admission only. Completed applications and all credentials must be received in the School of Management by January 15 to be considered for admission. Apply today.

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International Students

UB's ​PhD in Management qualifies as a STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) program, which provides an additional 24 months Optional Practical Training (OPT) for F-1 visa holders. For more information, visit the Department of Homeland Security's Study in the States website or UB's International Student Services Office.

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WHERE WILL YOUR PHD TAKE YOU?

WHERE WILL YOUR PHD TAKE YOU?

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Check out a few of the universities, think tanks and companies that employ our graduates.
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Knowledge is power.

Learn more about our PhD in Management alumni and their initial appointments on the Alumni pages of Accounting, FinanceManagement Information Systems, Marketing, Operations Management and Strategy and Organization and Human Resources.

Answer society's toughest questions. Develop your research agenda alongside leading scholars and business leaders.

RESEARCH THAT DRIVES CHANGE

UB's passion for rigorous research is matched only by a deep commitment to positive change. We bring together unconventional thinkers—researchers, scholars and artists—who collaborate across disciplines to push the boundaries of knowledge and creative expression, and consistently endeavor to lead a new way forward. Learn more about our research and economic development.

PHD EXCELLENCE INITIATIVE

UB is committed to recruiting the best doctoral students and providing them with transformative academic programs that prepare them for future success through the PhD Excellence Initiative.

Surround yourself with support. Mentors peers and industry experts are here for you.
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THE PHD PROJECT PARTICIPATION

The UB School of Management is an active participant in The PhD Project, a national organization whose mission is to expand workplace diversity by increasing the diversity of business school faculty. Today, The PhD Project's expansive network of supporters, sponsors and universities helps Black/African Americans, Latinx/Hispanic Americans and Native Americans attain their business PhD and become the business professors who will mentor the next generation of leaders.